MK Lightning unveil fixture list

Milton Keynes Lightning will start their English Premier League season with a home game against Bracknell Bees on Saturday September 10.

Tuesday, 2nd August 2016, 4:32 pm
Updated Tuesday, 2nd August 2016, 5:35 pm

Lightning fans will then hit the road to take on Guildford Flames 24 hours later.

Two Friday night fixtures have been added to the schedule for the new season and .

Lightning’s first Friday night fixture is on December 2, when reigning league champions the Basingstoke Bison are the opposition, in what is certain to be a barnstorming game between two highly ambitious teams.

On Boxing Day, Lightning will play a double-header against Peterborough Phantoms to blow away the Christmas cobwebs.

The season culminates in the hugely popular play-offs, which take place in Coventry on April 8-9.

MK Lightning fixtures 2016-17:

Sat 10 Sept MKL v Bracknell Bees

Sun 11 Sept Guildford Flames v MKL

Sat 17 Sept MKL v Peterborough Phantoms

Sun 18 Sept Manchester Phoenix v MKL

Sat 24 Sept MKL v Hull Pirates

Sun 25 Sept Peterborough Phantoms v MKL

Sat 1 Oct MKL v Guildford Flames

Sun 2 Oct Bracknell Bees v MKL

Sat 8 Oct MKL v Telford Tigers

Sun 9 Oct Hull Pirates v MKL

Sat 15 Oct MKL v Bracknell Bees

Sun 16 Oct Telford Tigers v MKL

Sat 22 Oct MKL v Manchester Phoenix

Sun 23 Oct Sheffield Steeldogs v MKL

Wed 26 Oct Swindon Wildcats v MKL

Sat 29 Oct MKL v Sheffield Steeldogs

Sun 30 Oct Basingstoke Bison v MKL

Sat 5 Nov MKL v Telford Tigers

Sun 6 Nov Telford Tigers v MKL

Sat 12 Nov MKL v Guildford Flames

Sun 13 Nov Manchester Phoenix v MKL

Sat 19 Nov Basingstoke Bison v MKL

Sun 20 Nov MKL v Swindon Wildcats

Sat 26 Nov MKL v Hull Pirates

Sun 27 Nov Sheffield Steeldogs

Fri 2 Dec MKL v Basingstoke Bison

Sat 10 Dec MKL v Sheffield Steeldogs

Sun 11 Dec Hull Pirates v MKL

Sat 17 Dec MKL v Swindon

Mon 26 Dec MKL v Peterborough Phantoms

Tue 27 Dec Peterborough Phantoms v MKL

Mon 2 Jan MKL v Basingstoke Bison

Sat 7 Jan MKL v Telford Tigers

Sun 8 Jan Guildford Flames v MKL

Sat 14 Jan MKL v Hull Pirates

Sat 21 Jan MKL v Guildford Flames

Sun 22 Jan Bracknell Bees v MKL

Sat 28 Jan MKL v Peterborough Phantoms

Sun 29 Jan Manchester Phoenix v MKL

Fri 3 Feb MKL v Manchester Phoenix

Sun 4 Feb Swindon Wildcats v MKL

Sun 5 Feb Sheffield Steeldogs v MKL

Sat 11 Feb MKL v Swindon Wildcats

Sun 12 Feb Peterborough Phantoms v MKL

Sat 18 Feb MKL v Basingstoke Bison

Sun 19 Feb Guildford Flames v MKL

Sun 25 Feb Swindon v MKL

Sun 26 Feb Hull Pirates v MKL

Sat 4 March MKL v Sheffield Steeldogs

Sun 5 March Bracknell Bees v MKL

Sat 11 March MKL v Bracknell Bees

Sun 12 March Basingstoke Bison v MKL

Sat 18 March MKL v Manchester Phoenix

Sun 19 March Telford Tigers v MKL